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Christmas is just around the corner and the endless lists of markets in every city, town and village can become overwhelming. It’s hard to decide which market is best and has something truly unique in comparison to the countless others.
Well-preserved Roman, German Gothic and Bavarian architecture create distinct backdrops for stalls dotted along Neupfarrplatz and Spitalgarten. However, the courtyard of Thurn and Taxis Palace (also called the Palace of St.
Founded in 16 BC by the Roman Empire during Augustus Caesar's rule, Trier is arguably Germany's oldest city and one of significant architectural and historical importance.
Ready to experience the childlike magic and wonder of these vintage winter postcard scenes come to life?
Here are a few tips for making the most of your European Christmas market experience:
Taking the train
Set in the heart of the mysterious Black Forest, Triberg is an enchanting destination any time of year.
With the holiday season in full swing, festive melodies and delicious scents waft through the crisp, cold air. Living overseas during the holidays affords a great opportunity to find one-of-a-kind gifts and trinkets to send to loved ones back in the States.
The Aachen market, named among Europe's top Christmas markets by European Best Destinations, takes over several streets in the lovely old town.
Christmas market season is well underway. While you have probably visited some near you, take a chance on these eight markets sprinkled throughout Europe! Take a train, bus, or drive — either way, these markets will not disappoint with their own unique highlights and delicacies!